Every Recipe You Need for Super Bowl Sunday
There’s one holiday that’s all about eating. No, we’re not talking about Thanksgiving — we’re talking about Super Bowl Sunday. Sure, there’s football on TV and friends on the couch, but the big game is all about a big menu. Game day favorites like chicken wings, potato skins and bratwurst move out of the bar and into your home.
Knowing what foods to make for the Super Bowl can be a bit intimidating. Luckily, we have your menu covered for you with these 40 insanely delicious Super Bowl party recipes.
Elevated Potato Skins
You’ve never had potato skins like these before. With cremini mushrooms, Brie cheese, fresh thyme and prosciutto, this is one classy spud.
Fried Mac and Cheese Balls
Fried mac and cheese balls are a classic sports bar food, but you rarely see them outside of a restaurant. Change that this Super Bowl Sunday.
Fried Panko-Dipped Pickle Spears
Pickles on their own are already a totally solid Super Bowl party snack. But what makes the zesty, salty treat even better? The same thing that makes everything better: a deep-fryer. Recreate this bar classic at home and wow your guests.
Ground Beef Nachos
Nachos are the perfect game day food because they’re endlessly snackable and sharable. This classic recipe uses ground beef and plenty of Mexican seasonings to keep things flavorful without being too caliente.
Sure, you can just buy a bunch of frozen appetizers, but what’s the fun in that? Making your own jalapeno poppers from scratch may sound like a lot of effort, but it’s so worth it in the end.
Korean Barbecue Meatballs
Cocktail meatballs are great for Super Bowl parties because you can just spear them onto a toothpick and go. These Korean meatballs use one of the decade’s trendiest ingredients: gochujang.
Pigs in a Blanket
Every party needs pigs in a blanket. It doesn’t matter if it’s a high-class wedding or a low-key 21st birthday at a dive bar. Your Super Bowl party needs them, too.
Slow Cooker Sausage and Meatball Bites
Sausage and meatballs are a classic party food. This adaptable recipe comes with 10 different sauces, fit for every kind of Super Bowl party guest.
A homemade cooked salsa is oftentimes overlooked when entertaining, but it really can make all the difference. This recipe can be made hotter or milder, depending on how many habanero peppers you add in.
Beer Cheese Dip
Beer and cheese are integral to any Super Bowl party, so of course you should blend them together and serve them with some pumpernickel for an irresistible dip.
Black Bean Dip
Black bean dip is so often overlooked, but it really shouldn’t be. Boldly flavorful and endlessly addictive, you’ll want to make this.
Buffalo Chicken Dip
If you want to be everyone’s favorite person at the Super Bowl party you’re attending, you should be the one to bring Buffalo chicken dip. This is a game day classic for a reason.
Classic French Onion Dip
No football game is complete without potato chips, and no potato chip is truly complete without dip. Revive a classic with this French onion dip.
Fresh and refreshing, this guacamole recipe is a great basic dip for any occasion. Start with this base recipe and feel free to experiment with some of your favorite spices and add-ins.
Hot Crab Dip
Making a warm, creamy dip with crab can really class up your Super Bowl party. Your friends and family won’t even know how easy it is to make!
Queso With Chile con Carne
Whether or not you’re a Texas sports fan, there’s no denying that the Tex-Mex classic known as queso is a favorite. It’s warm, hardy and oh-so-cheesy — need we say more?
Ranch Dressing Dip
A crudite platter with freshly cut carrots, celery, radishes and tomatoes is a must-have, especially to counteract hot chicken wings and tangy barbecue ribs. Making your own ranch dressing helps to make the difference in cooling down your party platter.
For the Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing recipe, click here.
Nothing is easier to make than a seven-layer dip. There’s absolutely no cooking required for endless amounts of delicious Mexican-inspired dip.
Spinach and Artichoke Dip
The Olive Garden spinach and artichoke dip is a thing of legends. While it’s no longer available at the restaurant itself, you can recreate it at home and make your guests very, very happy.
The Ultimate Buffalo Wings
If we really need to say why you need scrumptious, homemade chicken wings at your Super Bowl party, we can’t help you.
Crispy Garlic Parmesan Wings
Everyone and their mother loves garlic Parmesan wings. Do the world a favor and make them this Super Bowl, lest you be a much-maligned host.
Honey Mustard Chicken Wings
If you’re cooking for a crowd, you want to make sure you have a chicken wing that can appeal to people who may not like spice. These honey mustard chicken wings do just that, while still being packed full of flavor.
One-Pot Sticky Chicken Wings
You’re going to be cooking up a storm this Super Bowl Sunday, so save yourself some dishes and make all of your wings with this Asian-inspired recipe. It only requires one pot, after all!
Thai Peanut Chicken Wings
A peanut sauce on your wings may sound crazy, but it’s seriously salty, sweet and truly addictive.
Bacon and Blue Cheese Sliders
In a menu as jam-packed as a Super Bowl party, serving full cheeseburgers is a lot to ask for. These sliders will fulfill your need for salty, cheesy burgers without ruining your appetite.
Beer-Battered Corn Dogs
A beautiful, light beer batter helps to make these homemade corn dogs crispy on the outside and oh-so-fluffy and flavorful on the inside. These will blow frozen corn dogs out of the water.
Beer-Braised Bratwurst Sandwich With Slaw
Beer is necessary for every Super Bowl party, not just because you need to drink it, but because you need to braise your bratwurst in it for this sensational sandwich.
Is there any food more fitting for a football-themed party than a pizza shaped like a pigskin? Skip takeout and make these festive pizzas instead.
Guy Fieri’s Texas Chili
Who doesn’t want to have a Super Bowl party like Guy Fieri? Channel the mayor of Flavortown with this chili that’s as big and bold as a linebacker.
Hot Dog With Onion Sauce
You may not actually be at the big game, but you can feel like you’re in the middle of the action with a hot dog and this homemade onion sauce.
Memphis-Style Dry-Rubbed Ribs
A dry rub can make or break your ribs. So make your ribs right this Super Bowl with this superbly spiced recipe.
The Eagles may not always make it to the Super Bowl, but Philadelphia should always be represented on your menu with the city’s most iconic sandwich, the cheesesteak.
Pulled Pork With Homemade Barbecue Sauce
If you don’t have some barbecue cooking low and slow all day, are you even having a Super Bowl party? Serve on some soft, pillowy potato buns with some pickles and you have a real touchdown.
Smoky Chicken With White Barbecue Sauce
White barbecue sauce? Yes, it’s a tangy, tomato-free sauce originally from Alabama. Who knew?! If you’re looking to shake up your game day chicken, this is a great place to start.
Flourless Blender Brownies
Ooey, gooey brownies all made in one blender. Sunflower seeds and coarsely-chopped nuts add the perfect crunch to help balance out all the dark chocolate deliciousness in this recipe.
We love a themed dessert, and these football-shaped no-bake cookies couldn’t be more festive!
Peanut Butter Pretzel Caramel Popcorn
Every good watch party needs a bowl of popcorn, even the Super Bowl. If you’re looking to add a little sweetness to your menu, there couldn’t be an easier way!
Vanilla Bean Confetti Cookies
These bright colorful cookies are loaded with sprinkles. Consider using the teams’ colors to make your party on-theme.
White Chocolate-Raspberry Cheesecake Bars
Who doesn’t love a cheesecake? These white chocolate-raspberry cheesecake bars are the perfect small, sweet and decadent bite. After you’re done with these you’ll be ready for another round of meat-packed Super Bowl party recipes.
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